File #: Int 0404-2022    Version: Name: Report tracking the funds paid pursuant to the New York opioid settlement sharing agreement.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
Committee: Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction
On agenda: 5/19/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to a report tracking the funds paid pursuant to the New York opioid settlement sharing agreement
Sponsors: Linda Lee, Diana I. Ayala, Gale A. Brewer, Farah N. Louis, Sandy Nurse, Shekar Krishnan, Ari Kagan, Julie Menin, Christopher Marte, Amanda Farías, Nantasha M. Williams, Robert F. Holden, Lynn C. Schulman, Eric Dinowitz, Chi A. Ossé, Shaun Abreu, Lincoln Restler, Alexa Avilés, Erik D. Bottcher, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Justin L. Brannan, Tiffany Cabán, Crystal Hudson, Shahana K. Hanif, Mercedes Narcisse, Julie Won, James F. Gennaro, Marjorie Velázquez, Kalman Yeger , Carlina Rivera , Joann Ariola , Vickie Paladino
Council Member Sponsors: 32
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), or another agency designated by the mayor, to report on the monies paid to the city pursuant to the New York opioid settlement sharing agreement, or any other agreement with an opioid supply chain participant, or any successor agreement to either such agreement. The bill would require the agency to submit a report within 30 days of the release of each city financial plan or update that discloses the total amount of opioid funds, where the funds are being spent, the number of New Yorkers benefiting from the funds, and anticipated appropriation of the funds broken down by fiscal year. This bill would require the agency to submit such reports until all of the opioid funds have been appropriated.
Indexes: Report Required, Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 404-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 404, 3. Int. No. 404, 4. May 19, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-19-22, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 19, 2022, 7. Committee Report 6/30/22, 8. Hearing Testimony 6/30/22, 9. Hearing Transcript 6/30/22, 10. Proposed Int. No. 404-A - 11/16/22, 11. Committee Report 11/21/22, 12. Hearing Transcript 11/21/22, 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-22-22, 15. November 22, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 404-A

 

By Council Members Lee, Ayala, Brewer, Louis, Nurse, Krishnan, Kagan, Menin, Marte, Farías, Williams, Holden, Schulman, Dinowitz, Ossé, Abreu, Restler, Avilés, Bottcher, Sanchez, Cabán, Hudson, Hanif, Narcisse, Won, Gennaro, Velázquez, Yeger, Rivera, Ariola and Paladino

 

A Local Law in relation to a report tracking the funds paid pursuant to the New York opioid settlement sharing agreement

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings:

Administering agency. The term “administering agency” means the agency, office or individual designated by the mayor to administer the report on the opioid funds required by this local law.

City. The term “city” means the city of New York.

Opioid funds. The term “opioid funds” means the monies paid to the city pursuant to the New York opioid settlement sharing agreement, any other agreement with an opioid supply chain participant, or any successor agreement to either such agreement.

b. Beginning June 1, 2023, and until the final report required by subdivision c of this section, within 30 days of the release of each financial plan or update thereto, as described in subdivision c of section 258 of the New York city charter, the administering agency shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and post on its website, a report disclosing the following information:

1. The total amount of opioid funds at the end of the previous fiscal year, including any new opioid funds received;

2. The total amount of opioid funds appropriated in the previous fiscal year;

3. How opioid funds have been appropriated in the previous fiscal year, including the name and description of any city-run program, the name and description of any city-contractor and the name and description of any vendor to the city;

4. The number of New York city residents participating in or benefiting from city, contractor or vendor programs receiving opioid settlement funds, disaggregated by zip code, gender, ethnicity and languages spoken, to the extent practicable; and

5. Anticipated appropriations of opioid funds, broken down by fiscal year, for the next four fiscal years, including the fiscal year in which the report is submitted.

c. The reports required pursuant to subdivision b of this section shall be required until all the opioid funds have been appropriated as reported pursuant to paragraph 2 of subdivision b of this section, provided the final such report shall indicate that all such funds have been appropriated.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately and is deemed repealed upon appropriation of all opioid funds, as indicated in the final report submitted pursuant to section one of this local law.

 

 

 

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